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The Best In Botswana

By ErinPtah
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Mma Grace Makutsi and Mma Precious Ramotswe, the best female detectives in all of Botswana. (Of course, they're also the first female detectives in all of Botswana. But that doesn't mean they aren't magnificent at it.)

Mma Ramotswe is the leader, observant as a Holmes and with creativity to match, though she solves cases not out of pure intellectual curiosity but a fierce dedication to helping the people of her country. Mma Makutsi got the highest-ever score at the Botswana Secretarial College, and comes with a knot of pride and stubbornness tied as tightly as her hair.

And they are totally gay for each other. No, don't bring up their canon love interests. My fangirl heart will not be swayed.

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TypicalWatsonStudent General Artist
I love the seris and You've captured them really well here
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This show is WAY better than Midsomer Murders :D
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honour1 Writer
this can't love precious as well? am dumbfounded, but shouldn't be. you are amazing!
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I do! Thank you :D
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RattyCatHobbyist General Artist
Nice work :D. I love the style.
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Oh? Okay then, I'm willing to accept that the subtext you see between them in the original text is valid...
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Vintage-ReignHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful I love the way you do their expressions. Even without knowing the books, something in this really captures my attention and seems almost fairytale like to me, even though it's a very realistic picture. I might just have to pick it up some time!
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Awesome drawing!
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Evfan257Hobbyist Writer
This is interesting. I like it! Now I want to know what this show/book is! :D
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The description has a link to their Wikipedia page! Both the TV show and the first book in the series are entitled The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
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Evfan257Hobbyist Writer
Okay, thanks! I'll go check it out! :D
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killerteddybear29Hobbyist General Artist
I love this series so much.
Although I have to say that, even for a serial slasher like myself, I love Mr J.L.B. Matekoni far too much to ever pair Mma Ramotswe with anyone else. Ever.
Also, great picture :D I love their expressions
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Oh, I love those books SO VERY MUCH! And you've totally managed to capture them -- the expressions on their faces are very them. This is wonderful.

(but -- I'm sorry, I can't help it -- Mr J.L.B Matekoni and Phuti Radiphuti! You can't say they aren't TOTALLY AWESOME too!)
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I admit, this is not one of those series where I ship the women because the men are annoying. The guys are indeed awesome! It's just...I like the women together more :meow:
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Heh, fair enough!
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Aaaaw!! :D

I'll have to re-read them with this in mind now. :) Gorgeous, absolutely perfect art, as always.
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Oh, I love this series!
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Another fan! Awesome :D
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